US postage rate increases -- for ordinary first class letters
June, 1932 up to 3 cents from 2 cents.
July, 1958 up to 4 cents <<< so July 1958 until January 1962.
Jan , 1963 up to 5 cents
July, 1968 up to 6 cents
May, 1971 up to 8 cents
June, 1974 up to 10 cents
June, 1976 up to 13 cents
June, 1978 up to 15 cents
May , 1981 up to 18 cents
Nov , 1981 up to 20 cents
Feb , 1985 up to 22 cents
June, 1988 up to 25 cents
June, 1991 up to 29 cents
Jan , 1995 up to 32 cents
June, 1999 up to 33 cents
Jan , 2001 up to 34 cents
June, 2002 up to 37 cents
Jan , 2006 up to 39 cents
May , 2007 up to 41 cents
May , 2008 up to 42 cents
May , 2009 up to 44 cents
to pay extra postage
For the years 1978 & 1979 the cost of postage was 15 cent.
In the United States first class postage has never been one cent. Post cards were 1 cent from 1898 until 1958.
Yes, there is a Elvis Presley 29 cent postage stamp.
6 cents as postage.
First class postage went up to 4 cents in July ,1958, but they issued 4 cents stamps for many years before that. The first 4 cent stamp appeared around 1883, is deep blue green, pictures Andrew Jackson and is very rare.
Sure, as long as it equals to the proper amount of postage in the end.
Still one cent, unless the stamp is more than 70 years old, in which case it may be worth more.
Yes, there are 5 and 10 cent stamps. You can get stamps in a wide variety of values, though the most common are ones that reflect the current postage rates. And for many years, postage was 5 cents for a letter, and it was 10 cents for a while.
Yes, but that would be foolish. Buy some one-cent stamps to make up the 42 cent postage and save those 41 cent stamps.
A three cent stamp will be good forever for US postage. Every US stamp issued since 1861 is valid for postage.
Actually, the 1 cent postage on postcards was from July 1, 1898 to Jan. 1, 1952. I have a post card in my possession with a 1 cent stamp on it that was dated Oct. 24, 1934.
The US Post Office continues to make 4 cent stamps today. 4 cent stamps were issued to cover the first class rate of postage from 8/1/58 to 1/6/63.
what is the vaule of a one cent u.s postage stamp
It is a 16% increase